Nilthon was born in Puerto Maldonado and grew up along the Tambopata. He has been an official guide since 2007 at several large companies (Tambopata Eco Lodge, Explorers Inn, and Sandoval Lake Lodge) and began working at Tambopata Hostel in 2010. Nilthon prefers working as an adventure guide and specializes in wilderness survival skills and extreme sports. He is extremely outgoing and charismatic. His tours are difficult to forget!